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Billy Idol: In Super Overdrive - Live (2009) Blu-ray 1080i AVC DTS-HD MA 5.1

Year: 2009
Genre: Rock
Duration: 1:08:34
Size: 20.72 GB

Quality: Blu-ray
Format: BDMV
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Audio Codec: DTS, AC3
Video: 1920x1080i, MPEG-4 AVC, 29.97 fps, ~ 31 Mbps
DTS-HD MA 5.1, 48 kHz, 24 bit, 5090 kbps
LPCM 2.0, 48 kHz, 24 bit, 2304 kbps
AC3 5.1, 48 kHz, 448 kbps

“In Super Overdrive Live” was filmed at the Congress Theater, Chicago for the US TV series Soundstage and originally broadcast in America in July 2009. The show sees Billy Idol, with trademark sneer and peroxide hair very much to the fore, reunited with guitarist Steve Stevens, who played on (& sometimes co-wrote) all his eighties songs. The track list runs from early Generation X hits, through his classic solo singles and up to tracks from his most recent album “The Devil’s Playground”. Idol is a fantastic live performer who oozes onstage charisma and the audience rocks along to every minute of this mesmerizing concert.
Billy Idol is a hugely popular and instantly recognisable performer and this release features many of his classic tracks including: “White Wedding”, “Flesh For Fantasy”, “Eyes Without A Face”, “Rebel Yell”, “Ready Steady Go”, “Kiss Me Deadly” and many more…
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Depeche Mode - Delta Machine (2014) [High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-Ray Disc]

Artist: Depeche Mode
Title: Delta Machine
Genre: Synthpop, Dance-Rock, Alternative Dance
Label: © Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment
Release Date: 2014
Recorded: March–October 2012; Sound Design (Santa Barbara, California); Jungle City Studio (New York City, New York)
Quality: Blu-ray Audio
Duration: 01:16:42
Video: MPEG-4 AVC 14876 kbps / 1080p / 23,976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1
Audio: DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 96 kHz / 7101 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Audio: LPCM 2.0 / 96 kHz / 4608 kbps / 24-bit
Size: 15.06 GB

Depeche Mode have announced Live In Berlin a live concert performance that will be released across a number of formats via Columbia Records in November.
Directed by longtime visual collaborator Anton Corbijn Live In Berlin features over two hours worth of concert footage. As well as a CD/DVD combo edition, this set is available as an audio-only two-CD version, although a five-disc deluxe edition is probably of most interest because not only does it add a bonus DVD (Alive in Berlin) it comes with a blu-ray audio disc that contains the full 17-track deluxe edition of Delta Machine remixed into hi-res 5.1 surround sound.
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From Spain to Eternity: The Sacred Polyphony of El Greco's Toledo - Ensemble Plus Ultra (2014 ) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Alonso Lobo (c. 1555 - 1617), Cristobal de Morales (c. 1500 - 1553), Francisco Guerrero (1528 - 1599), Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540 - 1628)
Artist: Ensemble Plus Ultra
Title: From Spain to Eternity: The Sacred Polyphony of El Greco's Toledo
Genre: Classical
Label: © Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Duration: 1:10:32
Recorded: January 2014 at Ascot Priory Church, United Kingdom

In 2011 DG released a spectacular 10-CD anthology on Archiv Produktion with Ensemble Plus Ultra (EPU), “the finest British early music singers” (Early Music Today), commemorating the 400th anniversary of Tomas de Victoria’s death. This box sold about 6.100 units worldwide and won a Gramophone award.
Now the award winning ensemble is back with a major recording project to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco in 2014 – composers including Cristobal de Morales, Alonso Lobo and Alonso de Tejeda were prolific in Toledo during the 37 years El Greco lived and worked there, and much of this music certainly inspired his painting.
Morales is THE Spanish composer of the Renaissance. Morales – Kapellmeister at the cathedral in Toledo, but also in Italian cities – is generally considered to be the most influential Spanish composer before Victoria. Almost all of his music is sacred, and all of it is vocal.
Pieces by Lobo and Tejeda make a wonderful conclusion to the disc – all in all a varied program, and encompassing three composers from Toledo during the time of El Greco.
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Francisco Guerrero - Missa Surge propera - The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (2006) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Francisco Guerrero
Artist: The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips
Title: Guerrero - Missa Surge propera
Genre: Classical
Label: © Gimell Records
Release Date: 2006
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Duration: 66 minutes 57 seconds
Recorded in Temple Church, London, United Kingdom.

"Known in his lifetime as 'El cantor de Maria', Guerrero was second only to Victoria in Spanish renaissance music. His Marian motets are celebrated as some of the most beautiful compositions of the period: we include five of the best, including Ave virgo sanctissima, one of the most loved and imitated pieces of polyphony from any country." Peter Phillips
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El Maestro Farinelli - Concerto Koln, Pablo Heras-Casado (2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Various
Artist: Concerto Köln, Pablo Heras-Casado
Title: El Maestro Farinelli
Genre: Classical
Label: © Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Duration: 01:08:18
Recorded: Probenstudio 7–8/2013 in Cologne, Deutschlandfunk Kammermusiksaal, 1/2014 (tracks 6, 12)

Pablo Heras-Casado, “one of the most exciting conductors of his generation” (Die Welt), makes his Archiv Produktion debut performing instrumental and vocal music associated with Farinelli, the legendary 18th-century castrato who served as impresario and court musician to the kings of Spain.
As one of the label’s Archiv Ambassadors Pablo Heras-Casado enjoys an unusually varied conducting career: He has encompassed the great symphonic and operatic repertoire, historically-informed performance and cutting-edge contemporary scores, and has already developed a special rapport with a number of soloists, orchestras and opera houses. Now he returns to his core repertoire and musical heritage.
This new album with works of Baroque composers like Hasse, Porpora and Jomelli represents a fine selection of pieces, which Farinelli presented during his time as concert master/conductor in Madrid and Aranjuez. El Maestro Farinelli features eight world premier recordings, including some arias sung by Bejun Mehta, “the best countertenor in the world” (Süddeutsche Zeitung).

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Claude Debussy - Images & Preludes II - Marc-Andre Hamelin (2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Artist: Marc-André Hamelin
Title: Debussy - Images & Preludes II
Genre: Classical
Label: © Hyperion Records
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: hyperion-records
Duration: 70 minutes 35 seconds
Recorded: Various dates at Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom

A new album from Marc-André Hamelin is always cause for celebration. Here in his first Debussy recording for Hyperion he presents the two books of Images: Debussy’s colouristic masterpiece, a bewitching compendium of ‘scents, colours and sounds’. Also recorded here is the second book of Préludes, in a poetic and evocative performance.
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Claude Debussy - Etudes Book II, Images Book I, Estampes - Nelson Goerner (2013) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88.2kHz

Сomposer: Claude Achille Debussy (1862–1918)
Artist: Nelson Goerner
Title: Debussy - Etudes Book II, Images Book I, Estampes
Genre: Classical
Label: © Zig-Zag Territoires | Outhere Music
Release Date: 2013
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 88,2kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 01:02:03
Recorded: 13 to 16 April 2013 at Teldex Studio, Berlin

Well known for his interpretations of the works of Frédéric Chopin and Serge Rachmaninov, appearing on concert platforms the world over, the great Argentinian pianist Nelson Goerner is joining the Zig-Zag Territoires label.

'Obviously, from the performer of these pieces - of all the pieces on this disc -, one will expect mastery and sensitivity. But even more is necessary: gifts of a colourist; an imagination of the settings; a vision of the sound planes and space. And also, for these pieces that are heirs to and the summary of such a glorious tradition, it also calls for broad knowledge and culture of the piano repertoire. The performer of the Etudes stands at the arrival of an itinerary, that of the keyboard "en blanc et noir". He must know everything and play almost everything. Nelson Goerner is that performer.'
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Christmas Carols: From Village Green to Church Choir - Vox Turturis, David Quinn, Andrew Gant (2014 ) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: Various
Artist: Vox Turturis, David Quinn, Andrew Gant
Title: Christmas Carols – From Village Green to Church Choir
Genre: Classical
Label: © Signum Records
Release Date: 2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 01:07:36
Recorded: St Peter’s College Chapel, Oxford, on 7-8 April 2014.

A new album bringing classic carols to life under the expert direction of conductor and author Andrew Gant, marking the release later this year of his new book “Christmas Carols, from Village Green to Church Choir”.
Everyone loves a carol - in the end, even Scrooge. They have the power to summon up a special kind of midwinter mood, like the aroma of mince pies and mulled wine and the twinkle of lights on a tree. It’s a kind of magic. In this new accompanying recording, Andrew Gant’s choir Vox Turturis bring these carols to life with captivating performances of classics such as ‘The Angel Gabriel’, ‘Adeste fideles’ and ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’ as well as less-known gems like ‘Ce?le?brons la naissance’, ‘Les anges dans nos campagnes’ and ‘Tempus adest floridum’.
The CD booklet also includes a short essay by Gant highlighting some of the fascinating stories behind these works. Christmas Carols brims with anecdote, expert knowledge and Christmas spirit. It is a fittingly joyous account of one of our best-loved musical traditions.
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Charles Lloyd - The Best of Charles Lloyd (1970/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Charles Lloyd
Title: The Best of Charles Lloyd
Genre: Jazz, Free Improvisation, Cool Jazz
Label: © Atlantic Records
Release Date: 1970/2014
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 42:11
Recorded: Tracks 1 & 2 recorded live at the Monterey Jazz festival on September 18, 1966; Tracks 3 & 4 recorded at Atlantic Recoding Studios, NYC on March 29, 1966; Track 5 recorded live at th Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on January 27, 1967.

This is a powerful and varied set recorded live and in the studio. Charles Lloyd is in top form, and this may be his best quartet ever, which is saying quite a lot.

„The rediscovery of Charles Lloyd is one of the best things to happen to jazz in more than a decade. He is humble and peaceful, yet he experiments without fear. Once again successful and appreciated by the jazz world, he outshines some of the most noted players on today’s scene. His music is a balm to ears grown weary of jazz that is derivative, exclusionary or a passing fad.“ --Roberta Penn, Seattle Post Intelligencer
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Complete piano sonatas - Abdel Rahman El Bacha (2013) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88.2kHz

Сomposer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Artist: Abdel Rahman El Bacha
Title: Beethoven - Complete piano sonatas
Genre: Classical
Label: © Mirare
Release Date: 2013
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 88,2kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 10:36:48
Recorded: avril 2012 et janvier 2013 à la Ferme de Villefavard (France)

"Over and above the purely musical aspect that makes Beethoven one of the greatest composers of all time, what stands out for me is the lesson of a moral being: insofar as Beethoven sets himself immensly high standards, immense rigour and courage - in his life, in everything he undertakes, in the authenticity of even the slightest of his artistic gestures - his attitude must rub off on his interpreter. That's why I think that, for me, Beethoven has represented not only one of the most profound lessons in music, but also a lesson in life." --Abdel Rahman El Bacha
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